East Lynn Lake, West Virginia Fishing
Location and Information: Located in Wayne County a reasonable 22 miles from Huntington, East Lynn Lake is one of West Virginia’s largest fishing lakes. Sitting at a respectable 1,005 acres, it is considerably smaller than a few of WV’s biggest lakes (Sutton, Stonewall Jackson, Summersville, Bluestone) but larger than the majority of others.
The lake was constructed in 1970 and provides the Mountain State with plenty of recreational opportunities. Night fishing and camping are allowed here, as well as the use of live minnows as bait.
Anglers looking for a peaceful fishing experience should note that there is no horsepower restriction enforced, however.
East Lynn Lake Fishing Videos
In the video above, Chase Sansom hits East Lynn Lake for in search of quality bass fishing.
East Lynn Lake Fishing Map
Popular Fishing Species List
According to the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources, East Lynn Lake has no shortage of popular fishing species. As one of the largest lakes in West Virginia, you can expect to find plenty of fish here. So, what type of fish are in East Lynn? Trout are stocked annually between February and May. Additionally, anglers can expect to find spotted bass, largemouth bass, bluegill, saugeye, channel catfish, walleye, and hybrid striped bass on these waters.
Marinas on this Lake
Marina Name: East Lynn Lake Marina
Address: 1515 Lakeside Drive, East Lynn, West Virginia 25512
Phone: (304) 849-4777
More West Virginia Fishing Resources
Premier Angler aims to provide general information about some of the top fishing destinations across the country. To ensure up-to-date accuracy, make sure to check with your state’s natural resources department and your local marinas before hitting the water.